Panic Button

Urgent Communication
When There’s No Time To Lose

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Easy Publish, 100% Readability

A Panic Button enables organizations to act quickly and minimize threats when an unexpected event occurs. It works by triggering a full-screen emergency alert to employees' computer screens, mobile devices, and large display screens.

The unmissable solution saves valuable time during an emergency with high exposure formats that are easy to read and understand.


Quick And Easy To Use

At the press of a button from your phone or computer (using the SnapComms app), those first at the scene can publish an urgent message directly from their mobile or desktop App, targeted to any employees at risk.

You can immediately initiate a company-wide announcement, alerting staff, and providing instructions, without delay.

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Are You OK?

Designed specifically to be used during emergencies to alert individuals about a dangerous situation, you can request staff to confirm they are OK - for example, during a severe weather event or active shooter incident.

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Up To The Minute Report

Detailed reporting shows which employees have seen the notification. If required, the emergency alert can be repeatedly sent until you are sure all those at risk have been notified.

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Common Use Cases: Panic Button In Action

  • Active Shooter On-Site
    Warn staff that a dangerous person is on the premises, and provide specific safety instructions to minimize threat
  • Fire Alarm
    Whether real or undertaking a practice-drill, send emergency notifications to ensure staff follow correct evacuation procedures
  • Suspected Terrorist or Violence Threat
    Warn staff about a dangerous situation – such as bomb threat, anti-social behavior or any other attack - and provide clear instructions to increase their personal safety
  • Emergency Response Training
    Simulate potential scenarios and provide staff with Emergency Preparedness Training before, during, and post-incident.
  • Natural Disaster
    Earthquake, hurricane, flood or other weather-related emergencies are types of disasters that could affect staff at work. Prepare content in advance to save valuable time
  • Burglary
    Alert staff if there’s been a theft on site, and advise them to take appropriate action
  • Wide-scale Medical Emergency
    Flood all available channels – phones, work stations, large display signage – to alert staff about emergency so the correct action plan is triggered
  • "What to do" Instructions
    Inform staff of evacuation procedures, how to report an emergency, who the First Response team members are and more. 

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Special Features Of The SnapComms Platform

A full screen SnapComms alert is a major interruption that can be seen throughout the school and on mobile devices – you can’t miss it! That’s exactly what’s needed in an emergency scenario.


Papatoetoe West School, New Zealand